A dashcam video of an accident that killed five people and left several others injured on the R34 Memel Road just outside Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal, has emerged.
On Friday, KwaZulu-Natal acting MEC for transport Kwazi Mshengu confirmed the accident’s report.
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“Truck dashcam proves the driver for Ni-Da Transport side tipper involved in fatal crash with taxi on Memel road near Newcastle was not in the wronghttps://t.co/iiyJOY5073 pic.twitter.com/5pDKUHHqrB“
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He said police were still investigating a case of culpable homicide.
On Monday, a dashcam video from a Ni-Da Transport truck emerged proving that the truck driver was not on the wrong side of the law.
In the hair-raising video, a minibus taxi can be seen swerving out of its lane on the slippery surface before colliding with the truck.